UWF Scholarships

2017 UWF board members Judy Jurden and Celia Fry with 2016 Beyer scholar Micaela Colley

The University Women’s Foundation of Jefferson County (UWF) awarded (May 2017) the following scholarships for women living in Jefferson County for the 2017/18 academic year.

Email us for information:  uwfscholarship@aauwpt.org
Mail to:
UWF Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 644
Port Townsend WA 98368

FYI read/download: UWF Scholarships information flyer

2018 Scholarship Application Form for college-aged students DUE MARCH 10, 2018

2018 Application for High School Award DUE MARCH 10, 2018

Information and Criteria for Scholarships – Read below

Starting this academic year 2017/2018, we have a new Constance Anna Pash Scholarship, CAP, generously funded by AAUW PT member Virginia Thompson in honor of her mother. It will be awarded as a $2,500 non-endowed scholarship in 2018 and thereafter be an endowed scholarship for students who are already in college pursuing STEM degrees with an emphasis on math. Read more about these generous women. See Criteria for award.

In honor of this 2017/2018 70th anniversary of AAUW Port Townsend, UWF will award two $7,000 scholarships to women who are residents of east Jefferson County, high school graduates, and have plans to pursue or continue a degree program at an accredited four-year college. See Criteria for award.

Elmira K. Beyer Endowed Scholarship fund, allows up to $11,000 scholarships for completing at least one year of university study (AP and similar courses taken in high school do not count). Read more about Elmira Beyer. See Criteria for award

The Lisa T. Painter Endowed Scholarship, in the amount of $2,500, is awarded to a woman who plans to study law, fine arts or health care disciplines. Read more about Lisa Painter. See Criteria for award

The UWF Environmental Scholarship, in the amount of $3,000, is awarded to a woman who plans to study environmental science with an interest in climate change. See Criteria for award

High School Scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each, are offered to seniors at Port Townsend, Chimacum and Quilcene High Schools. See Criteria and application form.

PLEASE NOTE that high school senior women wishing to apply for both a high school scholarship and the Lisa Painter or the Environmental Scholarship must submit TWO applications. In your application(s), please identify the scholarship(s) for which you wish to apply; do not submit more than one version of the application labelled “Endowed and related scholarships”. Your application(s) will be considered for all scholarships for which you appear to be eligible.

No person may win more than one UWF scholarship in any one year.

Finalists are notified in late March and may be asked to interview in early April. Winners are notified in late April and invited to attend the UWF Scholars Recognition Meeting in May.

Read about our prior winners